HPI:  A 48-year-old man presents to the ED with malaise of subacute onset. He is mildly tachypneic with clear breath sounds bilaterally. The following ECG is obtained:

Case ECG

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the sensitive definition of low voltage QRS complexes?
  3. What is the specific definition of low voltage QRS complexes?
  4. What is your differential for low voltage QRS?



Case Interpretation

Review Key Teaching Points



Notes: Questions for Amal? Email him at amalmattu@comcast.net or find him on Twitter @amalmattu.

Kudos: Thanks to Drs. Hameed Chaudhari & Zach Dezman for sharing cases this week!


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